College Football Team Details: Western Kentucky
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Western Kentucky FBS G5 : C-USA G5

Location
Bolwing Green KY

Spirit Name
Hilltoppers

Mascot
Big Red
Stadium:
LT Smith / FBS Rank 124th
Capacity: 22,113
Surface: FieldTurf

Offense Data | Defense Data

University Snapshot

Year Annual
Record
Coach Head Coach Record Overall Record Total Win Rank / Winning % Returning Letterman Returning
Starters
Attendance
2009 0-12 David Elson @ WKU 9-27 / Winning Percentage 25.25 511-349-30 / Winning Percentage 59.10 Total Win Rank 64 & Winning Percentage Rank 34 Total 33 Offense 17 Defense 15 S.T. 1 Offense 8 Defense 4 14,103 Decrease Rank 112
2010 2-10 Willie Taggart @ WKU 2-10 / Winning Percentage 16.16 513-359-30 / Winning Percentage 58.54 Total Win Rank 67 & Winning Percentage Rank 36 Total 44 Offense 19 Defense 23 S.T. N2 Offense 9* Defense 9 14,577 Increase Rank 113
2011 7-5 Willie Taggart @ WKU 9-15 / Winning Percentage 37.50 520-364-30 / Winning Percentage 58.53 Total Win Rank 69 & Winning Percentage Rank 36 Total 47 Offense 20 Defense 24 S.T. 3 Offense 7* Defense 8 16,637 Increase Rank 108
2012 7-6 Willie Taggart @ WKU 16-21 / Winning Percentage 43.24 527-370-30 / Winning Percentage 58.47 Total Win Rank 69 & Winning Percentage Rank 37 Total 48 Offense 23 Defense 23 S.T. 2 Offense 9* Defense 7 17,415 Increase Rank 104
2013 8-4 Bobby Petrino @ WKU 8-4 / Winning Percentage 66.67 535-374-30 / Winning Percentage 58.57 Total Win Rank 69 & Winning Percentage Rank 35 Total 39 Offense 16 Defense 17 S.T. 6 Offense 7* Defense 7 18,334 Increase Rank 107
2014 8-5 Jeff Brohm @ WKU 8-5 / Winning Percentage 61.54 543-379-30 / Winning Percentage 58.57 Total Win Rank 70 & Winning Percentage Rank 36 Total 46 Offense 21 Defense 21 S.T. 4 Offense 8* Defense 4 16,306 Decrease Rank 113
2015 12-2 Jeff Brohm @ WKU 20-7 / Winning Percentage 74.07 RK 13 555-381-30 / Winning Percentage 58.57 Total Win Rank 68 & Winning Percentage Rank 33 Total 53 Offense 23 Defense 27 S.T. 3 Offense 7* Defense 9 17,960 Increase Rank 110
2016 11-3 Jeff Brohm @ WKU 31-10 / Winning Percentage 75.61 RK 12 566-384-30 / Winning Percentage 59.29 Total Win Rank 67 & Winning Percentage Rank 31 Total 55 Offense 25 Defense 26 S T 4 Offense 8 Defense 4 17,705 Decrease Rank 110
2017 6-7 Mike Sanford @ WKU 6-7 / Winning Percentage 46.15 RK 85 572-391-30 / Winning Percentage 59.11 Total Win Rank 67 & Winning Percentage Rank 32 Total 52 Offense 21 Defense 27 S T 4 Offense 4* Defense 6 15,706 Decrease Rank 116
2018 3-9 Mike Sanford @ WKU 9-16 / Winning Percentage 46.15 RK 85 575-400-30 / Winning Percentage 58.71 Total Win Rank 67 & Winning Percentage Rank 34 Total 53 Offense 23 Defense 26 ST 4 Offense 3 Defense 7 14,231 Decrease Rank 118
2019 9-4 Tyson Helton @ WKU 9-4 / Winning Percentage 69.23 RK 19 584-404-30 / Winning Percentage 58.84 Total Win Rank 67 & Winning Percentage Rank 34 Total 50 Offense 26 Defense 21 ST 3 Offense 10* Defense 6 15,191 Increase Rank 121
2020 5-7 Tyson Helton @ WKU 14-11 / Winning Percentage 56.00 RK 49 589-411-30 / Winning Percentage 58.64 Total Win Rank 66 & Winning Percentage Rank 32 Total 43 Offense 20 Defense 21 ST 2 Offense 7 Defense 9 Covid-19
2021 9-5 Tyson Helton @ WKU 23-16 / Winning Percentage 58.97 RK 41 598-416-30 / Winning Percentage 58.72 Total Win Rank 66 & Winning Percentage Rank 32 Total Offense Defense ST Offense 6* Defense 4 16,485 Increase Rank 100
2022 0-0 Tyson Helton @ WKU 23-16 / Winning Percentage 58.97 RK 41 598-416-30 / Winning Percentage 58.72 Total Win Rank 66 & Winning Percentage Rank 32 Total 41 Offense 17 Defense 23 S.T. 3 Offense 4 Defense 7 TBD
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2022)

Record 2022

Overall: W:3 L:1 T:0
Conf: W:3 L:1 T:0
Division: W:3 L:1 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
FCS (FCS AQ's) Aug-27 2022 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Austin Peay
WIN
38 - 27
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 8-86 108 276 384 1 14 5
Austin Peay 8-60 171 156 327 4 18 7
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-03 2022 Hawaii
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
WIN
17 - 49
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Hawaii 12-108 94 266 360 6 16 4
Western Kentucky 7-72 141 271 412 2 7 1
BYE WEEK!
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-17 2022 Indiana
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
LOSS
33 - 30
Overtime
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Indiana 6-65 120 364 484 1 17 6
Western Kentucky 8-83 216 329 545 2 14 5
Same Conference Sep-24 2022 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Florida International
WIN
73 - 0
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 4-25 210 478 688 1 8 4
Florida International 6-69 56 124 180 2 16 2
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Oct-01 2022 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Troy
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Troy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Same Conference Oct-08 2022 Texas San Antonio
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Texas San Antonio 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Western Kentucky 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Same Conference Oct-15 2022 Middle Tennessee
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Middle Tennessee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Western Kentucky 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Same Conference Oct-22 2022 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
UAB
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UAB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Same Conference Oct-29 2022 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
North Texas
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Texas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Same Conference Nov-05 2022 UNC Charlotte
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
UNC Charlotte 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Western Kentucky 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Same Conference Nov-12 2022 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Rice
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rice 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
BCS (FBS AQ's) Nov-19 2022 Auburn
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Auburn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Western Kentucky 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Same Conference Nov-26 2022 Florida Atlantic
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Florida Atlantic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Western Kentucky 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Record 2022

Overall: W:3 L:1 T:0
Conf: W:3 L:1 T:0
Division: W:3 L:1 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Western Kentucky 27 - 266 Yards 675 1354 2029 6 43 15
Opponents 32 - 302 Yards 441 910 1351 13 67 19
KEY

Colored Dots Indicate that the game is outside of their division.

  • Other = Same Conference
  • BCS = Non Conf. BCS
  • FBS = Non Conf. FBS
  • FCS = non Conf. FCS
  • FCS Non AQ = Other

Offense Data   Back To Top


Offense Total Yards

Games Yards Avg. Yards Per Game
4 2029 507

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
4 1354 339

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
4 675 169

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
4 190 48

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
4 6 1.5

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
43 15 34.9%

Offense Red Zone

Games RZ Drives RZ Scores RZ Points RZ Rushing TD RZ Passing TD RZ TD Total RZ Field Goals RZ Scoring Percentage RZ TD Percentage
4 10 8 45 3 4 7 1 80% 70%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
4 1351 338

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
4 910 228

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
4 441 110

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
4 77 19

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
4 13 3.25

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
67 19 28.4%

Defense Red Zone

Games Opponent RZ Drives Opponent RZ Scores Opponent RZ Points Opponent RZ Rushing_TD Opponent RZ Passing_TD Opponent RZ Zone TD Opponent RZ Field Goals Opponent RZ Scoring Percentage Opponent RZ TD Percentage
4 6 5 24 3 0 3 2 83% 50%

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